In our Education section on EDUCONSA you will find useful online resources, parenting tips, teaching support material as well as recommended articles for further reading and research.
This quote by John Dewey (1859 - 1952), American philosopher and educator, is our motto for raising our children. Dewey is one the most influential thinkers in modern education theories. He discussed widely the differences between education by gaining knowledge and education by gaining experience and emphasized that the understanding of human experience is fundamental for designing effective educational programmes. Now let's have a look at the main topics regarding raising and teaching children we have encountered during our journey.
Regina Gräff is the founder and editor of the free info sites ExpatCapeTown.com and Kids-World-Travel-Guide.com and co-author of the 'Living in South Africa' handbook. Born and raised in Germany, she has a MA phil degree in languages and intercultural communication. Regina is a serial expat and has worked as a teacher and educational consultant in various countries including the USA, Australia, Singapore and the UK. Since 2005, she lives with her family in Cape Town/South Africa.
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